Dr. Summer Chong is a board-certified dermatologist and fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology. In January 2022, she was appointed as Chief of Dermatology Division at the Queen's Medical Center. She has extensive knowledge in medical, cosmetic, and surgical dermatology with special interests in skin cancer prevention, psoriasis, eczema, acne, and aesthetic procedures. Dr. Chong is committed to providing the highest level of care for each of her patients so that they can achieve healthy, beautiful skin that they are happy and confident with.
Dr. Chong was born and raised on Oahu. She earned her bachelor’s degree at Santa Clara University before earning her medical degree from the University of Southern California (USC). In medical school, she was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society and Pathology Honor Society and also received the Dean’s recognition award twice. Dr. Chong also completed her dermatology residency training at USC, where she served as chief resident.
Prior to returning to Honolulu, she served as an Assistant Professor of Clinical Dermatology at USC where she provided didactic and clinical training for the residents. She also worked in private practices in Beverly Hills and Santa Monica, California.
As a dermatologist, Dr. Chong feels fortunate to spend her days taking care of her patients and is dedicated to serving the people of Hawaii.